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by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

That's all folks!

Thanks to those who submitted a question to the team - I hope that our responses have helped you. We look forward to receiving your applications.

Good luck!
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

There's just under 30 minutes to go, so now is the time to pose any questions you may still have about our application process or the course itself....
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

"In hindsight, what areas/opportunities would you advise students aspiring to be Clinical Psychologists to take advantage of now as preparation." It is helpful to get experience of working with people with a range of needs in a variety of settings, hearing from psychologists about their work and wha...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

We have been asked "What kind of things should be included for 'If there are any other factors relevant in assessing your application please give brief details here.'?" You could use this space for any extra explanation you would like to provide about experience or qualifications, or if there are an...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

Over on our twitter feed, Charli asked "how does Surrey value clinically relevant research experience? My understanding is that some Universities will be more clinical-focused while others are more research-focused." If you can demonstrate how your experience has allowed you to apply psychological t...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

Lily also asked "with regards to placements do you try to stick to a maximum commute time from the home address?" Our placements are located in Surrey, Sussex and South London and trainees normally have a placement in all three Trusts at some point in training. While we try to be mindful of commutes...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

Lily also asked " given the current pandemics resurgence, are you considering making interviews online again this year? What will this mean for the different tasks?"

We are closely monitoring the situation with a view to online hosting of interviews and writing task as we did in April 2020.
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

Lily has asked "how will tests be invigilated if they are online?"

We are still working on the finer details, however we will have invigilators monitoring applicants and checking ID / Driving licences.
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

How much do you feel having a personal reason or drive to pursue clinical psychology is essential to being offered a place at Surrey? We understand people want to be clinical psychologists for different reasons. This is one of the things that we explore in our personal suitability interview, to che...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

We have changed our requirements slightly this year - we still require 12 months FTE experience but this can now come from a wider range of contexts. It doesn't have to be an assistant psychologist job but does need to be relevant, in terms of working with people with a range of needs, in challengin...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

Another question: "Psych Doctorates don't require a Masters, but is it advised to attain one first?" As mentioned above, at Surrey if an UG degree is 2ii a Masters is required to demonstrate academic ability - in all other cases we generally don't give extra credit. If your UG degree doesn't confer ...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

Are you aware of what the 2021 fee status is going to be for EU students with pre-settled/settled status? In order to apply for the programme at Surrey, you must be eligible for Home fees status. This is because the NHS pays trainees’ fees. Your fees status is based on your nationality and your res...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

While we wait for a question from the audience, another one from earlier: "I have experience with taking 'bank shifts' (I am a permanent staff in the NHS) that is not part of my service and is just extra part time work as a research assistant. However, given that it is just 'bank work', I am unable ...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

Another emailed question: "I did not do very well in my undergraduate degree (due to personal life events), but is doing well for my masters, how should I better present my application to be considered?" At Surrey applicants are required to have an honours degree (2:2 or better). This can either be:...
by clinlecturer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A
Replies: 23
Views: 1974

Re: University of Surrey 2021 entry: Online Q&A

We were emailed this question earlier today: "When filling out the personal statement section of the application, how personal should I answer some of the questions? (Such as for question 'In what way have your work and/or research experiences made you a better candidate for training in clinical psy...